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Robin R.

Prior Lake, MN
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Robin R.

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My name is Robin Rapsys and as a drummer, I have booked, performed, and toured in small jazz combos, rock groups, and metal bands. I have also recorded and engineered drums and percussion for rock bands, film & TV, and jazz combos. Combine all that experience with years of teaching private and group lessons at a music academy and you will find a wide range of topics to learn about within the entire music industry. I teach out of my home recording studio in Prior Lake, MN where I record tracks on a regular basis. This gives my students an opportunity to get recording experience during their lesson.

About Robin

I offer drum lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students supported by real-life experience in teaching at a music academy, touring and performing in bands, recording at my home studio, writing and reading music, advanced styles, etc.

Colin M.

16 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Colin M.

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23 Years playing experience, 13 years of teaching, stage performance, technique, rudiments, drills, fills, all styles, specializes in rock, funk, hip-hop and R&B.

About Colin

Colin has 20 years of experience spanning all genre's and styles of music. Countless hours of stage performance with bands. A love, drive and passion for music and drumming you won't find in any other instructor! Multiple studio recordings both behind the mixing board and behind the drum set. 10 ye

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Chad
Colin took the right amount of time to get to know my son and his skill level so that he could begin the instruction with what’s most relevant to my son. Colin was very patient and encouraging through out the lesson. My son is excited to come back for more lessons.
Kacen V.
Colin is very friendly and sociable. He taught us how to set up the drum kits on the first day.
Luke
Relaxed, novel lesson that has kept me thinking.
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
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Rhythm is one of the essential elements of music. A background in drumming can help you to better understand any instrument.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
Burnam
Always great!

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Danny S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danny S.

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Teaching students how to play with bands and read music are both important. I've played over 27 years and taught over 17 of those years. Grooves, coordination, reading and soloing are all aspects of what I teach from mostly my own books. I combine having fun with the commitment of practicing into a well rounded learning experience. I have recitals for students to show off their talents 1-2 times yearly. I'm versatile in teaching new drummers or advanced students. I look forward to our lessons.

About Danny

I've played drums about 30 years and taught lessons about 20 of those years. Each student is different and I've evolved my lessons to accommodate teaching each student. My background consists of all styles of Drumset, marching band, rock bands, soloing and Troopers drum corps. Also playing in jazz,

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Amna
Really helpful and comfortable to be around with you. Feels like you would learn drumming in fast
Austin
Awesome first lesson with my 16 year old! Looking forward to many more.
Scott
Danny is a true professional. He understands that in order to improve your skills, you need to drill and practice.

Ani K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded The Music Award to the graduating student for outstanding achievement and service to the music department. from Kingsborough Community College
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Ani K.

12 Reviews
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Learn the basics. Work on coordination of hands and feet.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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A Z.
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
Jimmyse M.
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday
David
Ani is patient, kind and knowledgeable. I learned a lot and am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Mark E.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Metropolitan State University of Denver
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Mark E.

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Thinking of learning the drums?? Look no further! I have been teaching 20+ drum students every week for the last 5 years, and have over 20 years of performance experience! All of my students learn to read drum set notation in addition to playing by ear, giving them the tools to learn any and all styles of music! Let's get you playing some songs on the drums!

About Mark

I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Metropolitan State University of Denver and have been actively performing for 20 years. I have also developed a passion for teaching music over the past 10 years, and I really enjoy seeing students progress and grow their own love of music. As a pe

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Michael
Mark is an excellent musician and most importantly an AMAZING teacher. He really helped me realize my musical goals, and patiently and expertly showed me how to realize them. 100% the best music instruction I have ever received. Book a lesson with Mark! You won't regret it.

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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing drum teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Saint Paul, MN

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Saint Paul is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $110 per hour.
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45 min
$52 average
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$65 average

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"Awesome teacher! Not just a great drummer, but patient and articulate. He was really able to help me understand and execute in ways I never could before. Seems like he would also be great with kids...super patient and encouraging!"
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Took Drum lessons from David P.
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"I am a super beginner at drums, and Cassie was always so patient with me and helped me take some amazing leaps in my progress in just a few sessions! She’s super flexible and was always willing to teach me whatever beats/skills I was interested in learning more about. Not to mention- she is such a talented drummer herself, so she is just a wealth of knowledge and inspiring as heck. Absolutely awesome instructor!"
Cassidy
Took Drum lessons from Cassie B.
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"Keith is the best !!! I have had many drum teachers in my life but none with the patience and expertise that Keith demonstrates. He has played with many famous musicians and he gladly shares his experiences with you. None of my other local teachers have the knowledge or experience he has. I strongly recommend Keith to any student, Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced. Plus you will have a good time !!!"
Nigel
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"From day one, Cassie has not only been enthusiastic about music, but also about creating a relationship with my daughter. I can visibly see progress in my daughter's understanding of rhythm in what we listen to and she loves to create games around the subject. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with Cassie."
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Took Drum lessons from Cassie B.
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"Mr. Stewart is a consummate professional who takes great care in working with my son. His patience and positive attitude are a plus. I'm pleased with the level of service provided and his willingness to accommodate our busy schedules. We've seen great improvement since my son started taking lessons with Mr. Stewart and would highly recommend him to others."
Daniel Richardson
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"First lesson was great! We are looking forward to our future lessons with Joan."
Hartley
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"These lessons were great. Regarding drums, I was an absolute beginner, and Tommy's lessons turned out to be an excellent jump-start. I used to play keyboards and guitars before, and I enjoy picking up by ear rather than reading notation, so I really liked informal and 'non-notational' way the lessons went. There was no hard notation drill, and yet Tommy had covered most rudiments, basic techniques, and patterns needed to rock in about 10 lessons. I'd recommend this for anyone who doesn't know how to hold sticks but want to get introduced into rock drumming."
Paul
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"Great lessons."
Charlynne
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"We are very pleased with Gabriel. He is very good with my son!"
Krishh
Took Drum lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Jerry is an awesome music teacher and a great role model for my 10-year-old son. He instills both passion for music and discipline - serious fun!"
Filippo
Took Drum lessons from Jerry J.
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Drum Lessons in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities may be known for having 10,000 lakes and wonderful, friendly people, but the region also has an amazing music scene. It's a great place for aspiring musicians and a wonderful place to learn drums, and that's what I'm here for. My name is William, and I teach drum lessons in Minneapolis. If you’re looking to take drum lessons in Saint Paul or Minneapolis, here are a few things to do and see to supplement your lessons in the Twin Cities!

The Twin Cities have a rich and ever-developing musical history. Prince, The Replacements, and Hüsker Dü are just a few of the big names that have come out of the Minneapolis area. Have you ever heard the surf rock hit "Surfin’ Bird?" That's from our local group, The Trashmen. If you’re more of a hip hop fan, there’s Brother Ali, Atmosphere, and Doomtree. Minneapolis boasts an awesome singer-songwriter scene and includes artists like Caroline Smith and Jeremy Messersmith, and bands like Now, Now and Poliça.

In addition to the famous musical acts, there's also a thriving local music scene. When you're learning drums, it's always great to check out other artists for inspiration, and there's no shortage of live music in Minneapolis. There are shows at different venues every night of the week. You can catch national touring acts and local groups at venues like First Ave & 7th Street Entry, the Turf Club, the Cedar Cultural Center, and the Triple Rock Social Club. Check out their websites below: http://first-avenue.com/ http://turfclub.net/ http://www.thecedar.org/ http://www.triplerocksocialclub.com/

It's wonderful to live in a community where music is part of the culture and lifestyle. Do you want to unleash your creativity in this supportive environment? It’s time to get out there! Start attending shows and find out what kind of music inspires you while taking drum lessons in Saint Paul or Minneapolis. There's lots of places to experience jazz, folk, rock, hip hop, electronica, and classical music.

So now it’s time for you to make your own contribution to the rich Twin Cities music scene. Not sure how to get started? Well, that's where a private drum teacher comes in. There are lots of great teachers to choose from if you want to take drum lessons in Saint Paul or Minneapolis. So, what are you waiting for?

Good luck, and have fun!

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